Majors

Management Major Programs

Major programs are available in Accounting; Business Analytics; Economics; Finance; Information Technology Management; International Management; Managing for Sustainability; Marketing; Mathematics and Statistics for Management; Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources; Retail Management; Statistics; and Strategic Management.

Because of the heavier demands of major programs, students desiring to pursue a program of this type are advised to declare their intention at the beginning of the program. Only grades of C or better may count towards the major requirements.

Mentors: Please consult the Bachelor of Commerce website at mcgill.ca/desautels/programs/bcom/academics/areas-study.
Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2024-2025 (last updated Mar. 15, 2024) (disclaimer)

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) - Major Accounting (69 credits)

The B.Com.; Major in Accounting focuses on preparing, interpreting, and utilizing the financial and managerial information of an organization. The program includes financial and managerial accounting, auditing, and taxation.

For more information, see Major Accounting (69 credits).

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) - Major Business Analytics (69 credits)

The Major in Business Analytics offers an interdisciplinary approach to study the evolving field of management analytics with a strong emphasis on experiential learning. The major is designed to address the growing needs of organizations for business analytics, data science, and artificial intelligence. The emphasis of the program will be on managerial issues and...

For more information, see Major Business Analytics (69 credits).

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) - Major Economics for Management Students (66 credits)

The B.Com.; Major in Economics for Management Students is a planned sequence of courses designed to permit a degree of specialization in economics, including microeconomics (focusing on the study of the behaviour of individual economic agents and how the interaction of individuals results in market outcomes) and macroeconomics (focusing on economy-wide issues such...

For more information, see Major Economics for Management Students (66 credits).

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) - Major Finance (69 credits)

The 30-credit Finance Major has been designed to meet the increasing demand for expertise in this rapidly growing functional area of business. This major is designed to provide in-depth knowledge of finance theory, financial institutions, investment analysis, risk management, and applied techniques. Employment for graduates is most often obtained in investment and...

For more information, see Major Finance (69 credits).

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) - Major Information Technology Management (69 credits)

This BCom.; Major Information Technology Management focuses on a blend of theoretical concepts, hands-on tools, and actual case studies to identify business problems and opportunities, analyze business processes, and develop and implement information systems to support them. The Program covers a variety of topics including strategic planning and investment in...

For more information, see Major Information Technology Management (69 credits).

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) - Major International Management (87 credits)

(81-87 credits) ...

For more information, see Major International Management (87 credits).

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) - Major Managing for Sustainability (69 credits)

The B.Com.; Major in Managing for Sustainability focuses on combining management and business knowledge with a solid understanding of the interlinked economic, social and ecological challenges of achieving sustainability. It integrates management studies with fundamentals of environmental science and sustainability. ...

For more information, see Major Managing for Sustainability (69 credits).

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) - Major Marketing (69 credits)

The B.Com.; Major in Marketing is designed to provide a strong background in marketing suitable for a wide variety of careers. The program emphasizes digital marketing, marketing analytics, brand management, advertising, innovation, and sales management.

For more information, see Major Marketing (69 credits).

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) - Major Mathematics and Statistics for Management (72 credits)

(69-72 credits) The B.Com.; Major in Mathematics and Statistics for Management focuses on newer methodologies and strategies to solve current and modern real-world problems.

For more information, see Major Mathematics and Statistics for Management (72 credits).

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) - Major Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources (69 credits)

The B.Com.; Major in Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources focuses on analyzing and influencing repeated patterns of action in groups and organizations, including leadership, human resource management, team management and concepts of management at multiple levels of the organization. The program also includes foundational studies in one or more of the...

For more information, see Major Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources (69 credits).

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) - Major Retail Management (69 credits)

The retail industry is experiencing a period of unparalleled changes where emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and automation are transforming every stage of the retail journey. The Retail Management major will arm the students with valuable analytical, reasoning, management and communication skills and place them at the forefront of a fast...

For more information, see Major Retail Management (69 credits).

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) - Major Strategic Management (69 credits)

The Strategic Management Major combines traditional topics in strategic management, such as competition and globalization, with attention to pressing social, and environmental challenges. Since the activities of contemporary businesses can no longer be considered separately from these challenges, the Major is intended to foster a holistic view of management...

For more information, see Major Strategic Management (69 credits).

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